Communicable disease threats report, 24-30 April 2022, week 17
This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 24-30 April 2022 and includes updates on COVID-19, Influenza, the arrival of people displaced from Ukraine to the EU following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, hepatitis, Ebola, cholera and poliomyelitis.
Increase of XDR Typhoid fever in travellers returning from Pakistan
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre in Ireland reported an increase in typhoid fever notifications in travellers returning from Pakistan.
Treatment and outcomes in children with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis
Harausz, E.P., Garcia-Prats, A.J., Law, S., Schaaf, H.S., Kredo, T., Seddon, J.A., Menzies, D., Turkova, A., Achar, J., Amanullah, F., Barry, P., Becerra, M., Chan, E.D., Chan, P.C., Ioana Chiotan, D., Crossa, A., Drobac, P.C., Fairlie, L., Falzon, D., Flood, J., Gegia, M., Hicks, R.M., Isaakidis, P., Kadri, S.M., Kampmann, B., Madhi, S.A., Marais, E., Mariandyshev, A., Méndez-Echevarría, A., Moore, B.K., Nargiza, P., Ozere, I., Padayatchi, N., ur-Rehman, S., Rybak, N., Santiago-Garcia, B., Shah, N.S., Sharma, S., Shim, T.S., Skrahina, A., Soriano-Arandes, A., van den Boom, M., van der Werf, M.J., van der Werf, T.S., Williams, B., Yablokova, E., Yim, J.-J., Furin, J., Hesseling, A.C.
- Child health
- Drug-resistant tuberculosis
- HIV infection
- Multidrug resistance
- Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
- Prevention and control
- South Africa
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
- United States
Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the EU/EEA: A focus on migrants from anti-HCV endemic countries
Falla, A.M., Ahmad, A.A., Duffell, E., Noori, T., Veldhuijzen, I.K.
Communicable disease threats report 3-9 February 2013, week 6
From 3 February to 9 February 2013, ECDC monitored several on-going public health threats within and outside the European Union
Eurosurveillance, 23 May 2019: Ceftriaxone-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Typhi in a pregnant traveller returning from Karachi, Pakistan to Denmark, 2019
The article describes one imported case of ceftriaxone-resistant S. Typhi bacteraemia related to travel to Karachi, Pakistan and detected in Denmark in April 2019.
WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: Influenza updates (EMFLU)
Eastern Mediterranean Flu (EMFLU) is a regional platform for sharing of epidemiological and virological data on influenza in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region.